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haven

noun anchorage, asylum, citadel, cove, harbor, hideout, landing, place of safety, port, portus, protection, refuge, resting place, retreat, sanctuary, shelter
Associated concepts: diplomatic immunity
See also: asylum, bulwark, domicile, guard, harbor, home, preserve, protect, protection, refuge, screen, shelter

HAVEN. A place calculated for the reception of ships, and so situated, in regard to the surrounding land, that the vessel may ride at anchor in it in safety. Hale, de Port. Mar. c. 2; 2 Chit. Com. Law, 2; 15 East, R. 304, 5. Vide Creek; Port; Road.

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Legislators in Montana and Oregon took the straightforward "blacklist" approach, which identifies and names specific tax havens and penalizes businesses that incorporate in them, Opponents argue this strategy hurts businesses with legitimate activity in these haven-labeled locations.
This new office will allow us to provide even better service to our very important mid-West customers by providing increased product availability in the region and the kind of individualized, prompt service that New Haven is known for," says James Levine, CEO of New Haven.
Turkey would not send the army to Syria in order to create a safe haven but would rather create it near the Syrian border," sources said.
The district originally planned to have the permanent campus open in August 2008, but building in phases will likely push that date back by at least half a year to January 2009, Havens said.
Taxpayers frequently wonder whether they can move certain assets to a tax haven country to avoid U.
Havens opens this territory, providing a glimpse into the world where questioning authority, honing ambition, fighting for change and surviving horrifying acts of violence was the norm for Afro-Bohemia during the sixties.
Investigators tapped his fax machines and learned that Yegmenov had set up thousands of shell companies--4,000 in New York State, 1,000 in Delaware, a few hundred in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Ohio, and other states, and a couple of dozen in such secrecy havens as the Isle of Man and the Cayman Islands.
Grundy is a little over-enthusiastic in his recommendation of the Bahamas as "the true universal tax haven," and in his statement that "the advisor who is new to the world of tax havens would do well to concentrate his energies on acquiring a detailed knowledge of the facilities offered by the Bahamas.
Why not use the solar energy instead of just hiding from it," said Michael Havens, founder of Havens Wine Cellars.
Hundreds of people were scheduled Saturday evening to attend a $30 per person barbecue at the Strathearn Historical Park to honor Havens, 75, and raise money for restoration of the Old St.
Gorazde will be traded for a Berlin situation in Sarajevo and the safe havens will be abandoned.
2 million, which includes the cost of construction and building fees, Havens said.